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Dutch Dialogues

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Dutch Dialogues
Dutch Dialogues

Or you have a wonderful phone conversation?

>> reporter: i'm karen caifa oncapitol hill.

>> jon bruce: the dutch know a thing or two about dealing with water and fighting flooding .

>> tessa spencer: they've spent the better part of the year studying specific areas of the lowcountry and we have brooke schwieters telling us about the process.

>> brooke schwieters: good morning.

An interesting concept called the dutch dialogues and i spoke with mayor tecklenburg and he described this as not water being our friend but not our enemy as well and that is as we work to solve flooding problems in our area.

The key stakeholders will be at the meeting tonight and will be the first year results of the mitigation study.

There's a meeting this morning which started in 2018 with city leaders visiting the netherlands because experts there are renowned for how they handle water.

The team then came here to focus on four places : the medical district downtown, new market and vardell's creek and johns island and the church creek basin .

Today is the day the team will reveal results of the study.

Mayor tecklenburg says it's not success coming with one solution but with many.

>> it's a comprehensive approach and not just a silver bullet or one solution solves everything.

This involves building infrastructure which we are already engaged in many products and the dutch will make specific recommendations.

>> brooke schwieters: the public can hear the results of this study here at the gaillard center tonight and this report presentation will be from 6:00 p.m.

?7:30 p.m.


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